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Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity

In an effort to improve large touchscreens, LED light panels and window-mounted infrared solar cells, researchers at the University of Michigan have...

Protective antibodies identified for rare, polio-like disease in children

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have isolated human monoclonal antibodies that potentially can...

Does voting by mail increase the risk of voter fraud?

We are living in the midst of a global pandemic. And there is a bitter partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans...

Bubbling methane emissions caused by ice-free days in Arctic lakes

 Although the Arctic is best known for frozen tundra, it also has a number of freshwater lakes that are covered in...

‘Pregnancy test for water’ delivers fast, easy results on water quality

A new platform technology can assess water safety and quality with just a single drop and a few minutes.

Political divide? Not much when it involves negative news

Here’s positive news during these times of turmoil, strife and political divide: in some ways, conservatives and liberals are not that different.

Fireworks and pets don’t mix. Here’s how to keep your pet calm during Fourth of July celebrations.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused cities and counties across the country to cancel their public fireworks displays, but...

Materials scientists drill down to vulnerabilities involved in human tooth decay

Northwestern University researchers have cracked one of the secrets of tooth decay. In a new study of human enamel, the materials scientists...

Clinical-grade wearables offer continuous monitoring for COVID-19

Although it might be tempting to rely on your fitness tracker to catch early signs of COVID-19, Northwestern University researchers caution that...

Quantum engineering breakthroughs could offer new direction for communication tech

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering scientists demonstrate new technique, entangle sound particles Quantum communication has the potential to become...

What pandemics mean for religion

In Harper Lecture, Prof. David Nirenberg traces impact of diseases on faiths through history As the bubonic plague made...

Reviving ‘old school’ chemistry to tackle the energy crisis

Whether it’s making batteries more efficient or finding new ways to reuse natural resources, energy research is a multifaceted area of study...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...